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fficials say tourism is the main reason North Carolina's wine industry has grown in recent years.

Thanks, Tourists! NC Wine Is Now A $2B Industry
Oct 20, 2017

North Carolina viticulture has blossomed into a $2 billion industry. It's got tourism to thank for the growth.

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BMCS events

Black Mountain College Semester Events
Oct 19, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—For Appalachian State University’s Black Mountain College (BMC) Semester in spring 2018, multiple departments across the university are collaborating with area museums and other venues to host exhibits, lectures and workshops that will highlight the importance of BMC&rsqu

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Crafting Stories with Poetry and Prose, Children’s Literature Symposium

Children’s Literature Symposium
Oct 16, 2017

Belk Library and the Reich College of Education will host the 4th biennial Children’s Literature Symposium October 26-28, 2017 with authors Allan Wolf, Alan Gratz, Heather Bouwman, and storyteller Donna Washington. 

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Professor Dan Michman of Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Israel at Appalachian State

Eminent Israeli Holocaust historian and Yad Vashem Institute director to speak at Appalachian
Oct 13, 2017

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences has hosted many distinguished scholars and historians at Appalachian State University in recent years, but few – if any – have been as eminent as professor Dan Michman of Yad Vashem, The

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Peter Soulé | Department of Geography and Planning | Appalachian

Researchers link western wildfire activity to arctic warming
Oct 12, 2017

Are the devastating wildfires in California potentially linked to larger atmospheric processes related to human-caused climate change? Researchers at Appalachian State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro believe there might be a connection.

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"Early History of Appalachian State University" Exhibit Coming To D.D. Dougherty Building December 2017

"Early History of Appalachian State University"
Oct 11, 2017

"The staff of the Student Learning Center is excited to be participating in this partnership with Dr. Burn's and her graduate class members to help ring in our name change and rebranding effort with historical flair!

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Jackson and Martinez, Computer Science Students, Appalachian State

Two Students receive Scholarships from Boone-based ECRS Software Corporation
Oct 11, 2017

Junior, Diana Martinez of Rose Hill and sophomore, Joshua Jackson of Rocky Point, have been selected as recipients of the ECRS Computer Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship scholarship.

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Matt Gallagher, a Wake Forest University graduate, Iraq war combat veteran and former U.S. Army captain

Matt Gallagher, Veteran on campus as part of "Blurred Boundaries: The Experience of War and Its Aftermath" series
Oct 11, 2017

Matt Gallagher, a Wake Forest University graduate, Iraq war combat veteran and former U.S. Army captain, will be returning to Appalachian State University on Thursday, October 19 & Friday, October 20.

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The Teaching Excellence and Achievement program (TEA), now in its seventh year, brings teachers from other countries to Appalachian State University to enhance their skills in teaching science and English as a foreign language.

Teaching Excellence and Achievement program (TEA)
Oct 10, 2017

For the last five years, grad assistants from the Department of Languages, literatures and Cultures have worked with this grant and gained expertise in international education.  Fellows who speak the languages taught in our

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Samantha Genke, Head Cheesemaker of Boxcarr Handmade Cheese, Lectures

Boxcarr Handmade Cheeses
Oct 10, 2017

Samantha will discuss what goes into running a small production business and what makes Boxcarr successful. She has been a part of the NC cheese industry since she was 22, ask her about it! We do encourage people to bring a dedicated tasting notebook. 

 

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The SECU Public Fellows Internship stipend enabled her to work as a marketing intern and field scientist at OIBSTPO.

From turtles to town hall: SECU Public Fellows Internship at ASU
Oct 9, 2017

“There’s a one percent survival rate for hatchlings, but we give them all a chance just so maybe one of the little guys can make it. And hey, someone gave me a chance so that hopefully I can make it too.”

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Sunday’s dedication of the monument marking the historic black cemetery off of Howard Street in Boone caps a multi-year effort by the Junaluska Heritage Association to honor the gravesite of more than 160 African Americans.

Boone’s Historic Black Cemetery Dedicated With Marker Sunday
Oct 5, 2017

“From this whole process, we learned a whole more about our community and our town,” Brantz said. “I think it’s helped make us a whole community.

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Appalachian State University’s Team Sunergy is in Australia, assisting Chilean solar vehicle Team Antikari.

Appalachian’s Team Sunergy travels to World Solar Challenge in Australia to advise Chilean team
Oct 5, 2017

Members of Appalachian’s solar vehicle team left Boone Friday, Sept. 29, for more than two weeks Down Under. They will advise the Chilean team on electrical engineering challenges while also learning about the race, in which Team Sunergy hopes to compete in 2019.

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